Advocacy Updates

Draft Halawa Area TOD Plan Available for Review

The Department of Planning and Permitting held a third community meeting in Aiea to present the Public Review Draft of the Hālawa Area Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Plan, which plans for the area around the future Aloha Stadium rail station. The Public Review Draft is the result of two earlier community workshops, as well as a market analysis, resident survey and assessment of existing conditions. The plan was developed in coordination with state agencies that are studying options for stadium reconstruction or building a new stadium on the site, along with associated mixed-use development.

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$55M in GET collected for rail construction

The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) received $55.1 million in General Excise and Use Tax (GET) surcharge revenue for the third quarter of calendar year 2016. The quarterly installment of GET surcharge revenue covers the months of July, August and September, and is about $4 million dollars less than was estimated for the quarter based on the project’s current financial plan. HART is presently updating the financial plan and project budget

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Three Easy Ways to Register to Vote

It's not too late to register to vote in the general election, and there are three easy ways to register.

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Condemnation Policy Passed by Budget Chair Kobayashi

Resolution 169, introduced by councilmember Ann Kobayashi, would establish a council policy to suspend any council approval for acquisition of real property along the rail transit line. According to the resolution, a June 6, 2016, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) letter sent to the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) and the administration criticized the lack of cost containment on the rail project, which has increased from an original project cost of $5.2B to $8.3B.

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